Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday announced the dissolution of Parliament for an election that will pose one of the sternest tests of his ruling coalition for 60 years, due to a massive financial scandal and a challenge from his one-time mentor and former leader Mahathir Mohamad.
Malaysian PM announces dissolution of Parliament for election
China warned on Friday it would fight back "at any cost" with fresh trade measures if the United States continues on its path of protectionism, hours after US President Donald Trump threatened to slap an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods.
China says will fight back 'at any cost' against US trade tariffs
China unveiled plans Wednesday to hit major US exports worth $50 billion such as soybeans, cars and small airplanes with retaliatory tariffs in an escalating trade duel between the world's two top economies.
China to hit US soybeans, cars, planes as trade war looms
China calls on all the member states of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to take steps in cooperation with Beijing to resist the protectionist policy implemented by the United States, the permanent envoy of China to WTO said Wednesday.
China moves to unite WTO members against US protectionist policy
China has said that it sent a military delegation to Russia in order to show the US the unity between Moscow and Beijing's military forces.
China: Our presence in Moscow show of unity with Russia
A group of international advisers has warned that the coming monsoon season could result in “enormous deaths” among persecuted Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in overcrowded refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh.
Monsoons could result in 'enormous deaths' among Rohingya refugees: Advisers
Chinese government has scheduled to host a seminar on the perspectives of international cooperation for developing nuclear energy in Iran in Beijing in next Wednesday.
Iran, China to hold nuclear coop. seminar on Apr. 11
Myanmar authorities have lured dozens of mainly Buddhist Bangladeshi tribal families to cross the border and resettle on land abandoned by fleeing Muslim Rohingya, officials said Monday.
Officials: Myanmar lures Bangladesh Buddhists to take over Rohingya land
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is ending her first visit to Pakistan since being shot in 2012 by Taliban militants trying to kill her for promoting girls' education.
Malala Yousafzai ending first visit to Pakistan since shooting
China on Monday imposed new tariffs on 128 US imports worth $3 billion, including fruits and pork, in retaliation to US duties on steel and aluminum, fuelling fears of a trade war.
China hits 128 US imports with tariffs in retaliatory move

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